|Digital Tipping Point: Richard Stallman_005 - Christian Einfeldt|
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. We are very proud to exhibit this segment of our interview with Richard Stallman, the man who first articulated the power of sharing free software. Verbatim copying and distribution of this entire article are permitted worldwide without royalty in any medium provided this notice is preserved. Excerpts consisting of any number of complete sentences may be used on the same terms...
Keywords: Richard Stallman; Stallman, Richard; RMS; business models for open source, support fees; economic development; local control; local economic development; Microsoft as a US company; fewer hardware cycles with open source
|Digital Tipping Point: Margaret Aranyosi, Executive Director of KITE, Inc. 005 - Christian Einfeldt|
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment, Margaret Aranyosi gives her view of how free open source software fits better with cultural independence than proprietary software. She says that with proprietary software, the manufacturer dictates more narrowly how the program will be used. It's hard to change the fundamental parameters of the way that the code works...
Keywords: Aranyosi, Margaret; Margaret Aranyosi; KITE, Inc; free software and free culture; freedom in cyberspace and political freedom; self-determination; owning the code; find your voice; imperialism; microsoft as a US company
|Digital Tipping Point: where's Microsoft? - Christian|
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular segment features me, Christian Einfeldt, walking around Linux World Expo in August, 2005, looking for the Microsoft booth. Linux World is a big convention, and Microsoft usually had a booth there. I didn't find it that year. Why? Is it a trend? Was Linux World Expo less important to Microsoft? While looking for Microsoft, I bump into John Van Ostrand, the Technical Director fo...
Keywords: John Van Ostrand; Van Ostrand, John; Maddog Hall; Jon Maddog Hall; NetDirect.ca; Linux World and Microsoft; where's Microsoft; Microsoft performance deficiencies; March up market; cost of open source software; Linux, stability of; Linux outperforms Windows; cheaper; good enough; bux fixes, more rapid in open source; Microsoft as a US company; rebellion against Microsoft & the US; open source, international nature of; sovereignty and open source